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dusty

It's so surreal looking back at the past 7 months of our life. I get asked questions sometimes, "What's the game plan, Whats the next steps, What happens when its over and you can be happy again"? I smile and my mind goes blank because there is no answer really. Cance

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Silent wait

Back in the ER again. That's a record for us. Twice within a week. This time they are concerned about the numbness in his legs so they are doing a mri of the spine. God I hope they find nothing! Please no more bad news! I've noticed a trend. ER nurses usually aren't as s

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series of events

Recap on the weekends series of unfornuate events are as follows (via the perspective of Sarah the caregiver).. Saturday evening noticed a change in andy's behavior and pain level. He had a small fever, more confused than usual, and the new pain meds weren't cutting it. S

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Cheeze

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Deja vu

Back in the hospital again. Woot woot. Andy had a Fever this morning , actually he had a little one last night but it went away. This morning we awoke and the original plan to drive to lansing for Easter was out the window. The diagnosis is pneumonia we think. Waiting on lot

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Cancer Fundraising

I am trying my hand at fundraising now. I am mixing my love for Biking and my love for Andy in one sport. The Gran Fondo Bike tour is June 29th and I have started a fundraiser page. My goal is $500. It benefits Skin Cancer research. Of course Andy doesn't have that cancer bu

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Lay down for this

Update on andy....he's spunky and then he's tired. But good news and progress is he has for the first time since the total gastric bypass surgery in November 2012 slept the majority of the night laying flat! Flat on his back without the big pillow behind him to prop himself

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How was your day dear

Day 1 million it seems. What I wish the most for today is for Andy's pain to stop. I want to wake up tomorrow and see him smile at me the way he used to..with pain free eyes. I want the chemo out of his body. I want his body to heal. This won't happen over night, it will tak

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Cancer Sucks Jersey came today!

Yesterday Andy was told to stop taking his daily Chemo pills. I guess that's good.. that means Andy will come back to me now. We had a week and a half to go but the side effects were just too painful and the doctor made the decision enough is enough and let Andy not suffe

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Lose to Win

Sometimes you have to lose to win. How does one define losing? Loss of a life..loss of health..loss of a dream..and loss of hope. That's four definitions that come to mind. There could be loss of your mind. Or Loss of materialistic things seems trivial when you lose so much

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